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How to Send a Gift

Watch more Mailing Letters & Packages videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn the correct way to send a gift with these steps. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Include a label Include a label on the inside of the package as well as on the outside with the complete destination address and your return address. Step 2: Take out batteries Take all batteries out of electronic devices before shipping. Step 3: Use a shipping box Use a box designed for shipping. Do not use gift boxes -- they are not strong enough and may get damaged during transportation. Tip If you want the recipient to be able to unwrap the present, place the wrapped gift in a shipping box for safe transportation. Step 4: Secure with packaging tape Secure all seams of the box with packaging tape. Step 5: Fill out address Fill out the address to whoever is receiving the gift. Make sure it's written accurately, you don't want to get it back! Step 6: Provide sufficient postage Provide sufficient postage. If you're unsure of how many stamps to put on it, take it to the post office and they'll weigh it and send it out for you. Did You Know? In 2009, Warren Buffet gave $1.25 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation -- part of his plan to ultimately give the foundation more than $30 billion.
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